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Stories by Divina Paredes

Facebook's Tim Campos on the next-generation CIO

Facebook CIO Tim Campos says the next-generation CIO will deal with "a lot more information", and expects the role to be a lot more data focused, and a "lot less operationally focused".

Written by Divina Paredes26 June 12 14:30

The eternal start up

Three years ago, software company BMC formed an Incubation Team assigned to "worry about radical innovation" and "take away the risk" from the product teams.

Written by Divina Paredes08 May 12 06:39

On a merger mission

"Our business is not just four DHBs (district health boards) but effectively we are delivering to many individual hospital departments and primary and community care organisations, working together around the patient," says Johan Vendrig, general manager information systems, at healthAlliance.

Written by Divina Paredes01 May 12 10:03

The big career shift: Big Data

It is a 'great time' to be a data scientist, says Dr Rami Mukhtar, senior researcher, National ICT Australia (NICTA).

Written by Divina Paredes06 April 12 00:39

The heart of transformation

Fonterra CIO Chris Barendregt says a big development for him and his team at the dairy giant is "the continuing maturity of IT"."We are moving past the point where people in Fonterra largely don't care about technology anymore. The sidetracking debates are gone," says Barendregt, who moved to Fonterra nearly five years ago following executive roles in banking and IT services outsourcing.

Written by Divina Paredes17 March 12 01:25

Big day out for CIOs

Today's CIOs are busier than ever, but business strategist Donna Sturgess says a day off from the office for an "immersion" will refresh their view of the organisation, and generate new ideas for innovation.

Written by Divina Paredes11 Jan. 11 04:39

Make or break

When IT projects fail, the usual reaction for CEOs and the boards is to blame the software, third party consultants, or the IT department, says Sarah J Runge, director of Corporate Profiling Global at ITPSB Corporation in the US.

Written by Divina Paredes05 Oct. 10 01:00

Stepping forward

Tanya Harris was head of human resources at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in Wellington when she made a lateral career move.

Written by Divina Paredes16 March 10 04:28